Young Filmmakers Workshops poster.

Create your own film! Explore your talents by attending our workshops just for fun or to create a great entry for the Young Filmmakers Contest. Brought to you with partial funding from the Manaaki Foundation.

 Film writer, director, editor, and teacher Jonathan Moeller will teach our Live Action Workshops this year.  Check out his website here , or read our recent interview with him  HERE .

Film writer, director, editor, and teacher Jonathan Moeller will teach our Live Action Workshops this year. Check out his website here, or read our recent interview with him HERE.

Location
The Depot, 401 Thatcher Ave., in River Forest.
In collaboration with the River Forest Park District.

Workshop Cost
$30 for residents and $35 for non-residents.
Water and nut-free snack provided.

Important
Bring an ipad or tablet, if possible. Topics covered will be story, framing, audio, lighting, editing and production.

Live Action
Filmmaking Workshop

for Grades 6 to 8

Sunday, December 2, 2018
from 1 to 4:30 p.m.
(code #2720.2001 with rfparks.com)
REGISTER HERE.

Live Action
Filmmaking Workshop

for Grades 3 to 5

Sunday, December 9, 2018
1 to 4:30 p.m.
(code #2720.2002 with rfparks.com)
REGISTER HERE.


High School Documentary Filmmaking Workshop

Work with professional filmmakers Matt Wechsler and Annie Speicher of Hourglass Films. In this one-day workshop, get in-depth experience planning, interviewing, filming and editing a documentary highlighting a local, environmental issue. Bring a lunch and water bottle.

Saturday, August 11, 2018
from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
at Oak Park River Forest High School
REGISTER HERE.
Workshop Cost
: $67 + $3 processing = $70
Class size is limited to 12 students.

POSTER TO SHARE.

Animation Exploration
for Grades K to 8

Look for these in the fall. All equipment provided.
No registration necessary. Walk-ins welcome. There will be no teachers; this is a time for experimentation.

Location
Oak Park Public Library
Sponsored by Steve and Kate's Camp.

 Annie Speicher and Matt Wechsler of  Hourglass Films  co-directed the film,  Sustainable , among others.

Annie Speicher and Matt Wechsler of Hourglass Films co-directed the film, Sustainable, among others.

Filmmaking Help for
High Schoolers

Jeff Lassahn teaches Video and Photo.
Wednesdays from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
No registration necessary. Free.
Call 312-747-5260 to confirm his availability first.

Location
At the Chicago Public Library
Harold Washington Library Center
YouMedia, 400 S. State St.

 

2017 Filmmaking Workshops Photo Gallery

The One Earth Young Filmmakers Contest is partially funded by a grant from the Manaaki Foundation.